Work-related musculoskeletal disorders are the most common condition for worker’s compensation claims with the highest cause being attributed to repetitive movements, muscle loading and manual handling.
Investing in preventative measures will ensure your business decreases it’s risk of expensive and preventable workers compensation claims.
Manual Handling Training
Manual Handling training is fundamental to developing safe behaviours in work places with moderate to high levels of manual handling activities. Click here to learn more about Jem Health’s Manual Handling Training solutions.
Manual Handling Observation and Task Correction
Manual handling observation and interactive education sessions ensure safe work practices are being adhered to in your workplace. The Jem Health specialists are highly experienced in assessing safe manual handling and ergonomic behaviours in a number of roles and tasks.
Safe Warm ups at work
Warming up before work has become part of a worker’s routine in the remote industry, however executing these exercises poorly and in an unsafe manner can lead to more damage than good. Our specialists can provide training for your whole team and/or your ‘Warm up for Work’ leaders – which ever suits your team best.
Our physiotherapists are able to visit your work place and provide one on one consultations at each employee’s workspace to educate and correctly set up their area to assist in preventing injuries caused by poor ergonomics.
While at your workplace, take advantage of the lunchbox/toolbox information session on Ergonomics to increase awareness around the whole office.
Postural Analysis and Correction
Poor posture can cause
- Rounded shoulders
- Bent knees when standing or walking
- Head that either leans forward or backward
- Back pain
- Body aches and pains
- Muscle fatigue
A simple postural analysis and corrective exercises are a simple way of decreasing an individual’s risk of injury.
Injury prevention strategies including access to onsite or town based physiotherapy, massage or chiropractic services greatly assists in decreasing the chance of injury caused by repetitive strain.
For site services, Jem Health are able to assign a specialist to your work group funded either by the client or through a user pay per appointment system.